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Date:11/30/2009

not ask questions about the near past.

"We recommend that caregivers let family members who are looking forward to a visit know that they may notice some changes like forgetfulness or confused behavior," said Brennan. "They can tell family and friends that a warm smile and gentle touch on the shoulder is always appreciated even when other things are changing."

For those with questions and concerns about Alzheimer's, call 800-272-3900. The 24/7 Helpline is free and confidential. Information and an online Helpline are available at www.alz.org/MANH.

The Alzheimer's Association provides education and support for those dealing with Alzheimer's. Offices are located in Watertown, Raynham, Springfield and Worcester, MA and Bedford and Lebanon, NH.

SOURCE Alzheimer's Association MA/NH Chapter


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